Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Homesick?

In case Shaz and Dave have forgotten the Geordie tongue, a little reminder:

Aye - yes
Nar - no
Nee - no
Wor - our
Gan - going
Yee - you
Doon - down
Neet - night
Owa - over
Reet - right
Nowt - nothing
Wrang - wrong
Lang - long
Howk - Pick or scratch
Divvent - don't
Toon - town, Newcastle United
Geet - no real translation - descriptive word
Alang - along
Radgie - chav
Radge - mad
Class - good
Bonny - beautiful
Gadgie - old man
Bairn - child
Bait - dinner, packed lunch
Hinny - female
Hyem / yem - home
Hoose - house
Canny - good
Propa - significant
Belta - really good
Gob - mouth
Snout - cigarette
Doylem - idiot (insult)
Charva - chav
Mortal - drunk
Nappa - head
Knackered - tired
Laddie - boy
Lassie - girl
Smerking - smoking
Haddaway - term for disbelief
Clamming - hungry
Deek - look
Nebby - nosey
Deed - dead

Geordie Gifts

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